Charles Saatchi – Beyond Belief: Racist, Sexist, Rude, Crude and Dishonest: The Golden Age Of Madison Avenue (2015)

Beyond-Belief

In his new book, Beyond Belief: Racist, Sexist, Rude, Crude and Dishonest: The Golden Age Of Madison Avenue advertising guru and Art Collector Charles Saatchi collates some of the most offensive and shocking ads from the 20th Century, taking us back to a time where the real ‘Mad Men’ were creating racist, sexist, misogynistic and… Read more »

Exhibitionism: The Rolling Stones at the Saatchi Gallery

The Saatchi Gallery Exhibitionism

Between 5th April and 4th September 2016, The Saatchi Gallery will be hosting the largest ever exhibition from the Rolling Stones, Exhibitionism, spread over 9 galleries, two floors and 1,750 square metres, making it the largest Rolling Stones exhibition ever curated.   Created with the full participation of Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Ronnie Wood and… Read more »

Dead: A Celebration Of Mortality

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Charles Saatchi releases his latest book, ‘Dead: A Celebration of Mortality’ to coincide with the opening of the Saatchi Gallery exhibition of the same name.   Linked by the unlikely theme of death, Dead explores how society views mortality, using essays and imagery to create a both humorous and disturbing portrait of the way we… Read more »

Charles Saatchi: Is the theatre clapped out?

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“Although over the years I have seen dozens of plays that were entirely thrilling, mostly now, the moment the curtains open, I fall quickly asleep.” – Charles Saatchi Charles Saatchi re-lives his glorious performance as First Witch in his school’s production of Macbeth as he examines the position of the Theatre in the 21st century.… Read more »

Is it only perverts who download sex filth onto their computers?

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25% of all Google searches are for requests for pornography. Does that make us a world of perverts? Or Is it any surprise given the constantly growing availability of porn through the internet, and the constant exposure to everyone from teenagers to pensioners, that the porn industry is booming? It brings in more revenue worldwide… Read more »

Charles Saatchi: Do you have a toilet face?

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What is a toilet face? In Charles Saatchi’s own words, it is when “you appear to others as open and engaging — a countenance that strangers would approach on the street when seeking directions to the nearest lavatory.” From here, Charles dives into the beauty debate, discussing our love of cosmetic surgery, including how Botox… Read more »

Charles Saatchi: If I have been invited, it’s a party worth missing

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In his regular column for the Evening Standard, Charles Saatchi discusses invites from the Royal Family (“I thought it might be entertaining, just the four of us at Windsor Castle”), dining with Geri Halliwell (“if you like gingers, not bad looking at all”) and the dread of being asked to critique the host’s Art.  … Read more »